7th August 0745 -> 1935
Penarth (Cardiff) -> Swansea
55.6nm / 12 hours
Went up the mast, fun with the Swansea locks!
9th August 1010 -> 2034
Swansea -> Neyland
66.1nm / 10.5 hours
More fun in the locks, dolphins, blind nav, "come along side early bird".
10th - 11th August 1930 -> 1135
Neyland -> Pwllheli
106.5nm / 16 hours (inc 6 night hours)
Navigated out of neyland by night. Radar practice. Saw lots of stars (inc milky way). Anchored in bay waiting for tide window (Pwllheli channel dries to +0.3!).
12th - 13th August 1150 -> 0215
Pwllheli -> Dun Laoghaire (Dublin)
92nm / 14 hours (inc 4 night hours)
Good sail across the Irish sea.
15th - 16th August 1330 -> 1230
Dun Laoghaire (Dublin) -> Troon
171.8nm / 23 hours (inc 6 night hours)
Night sail navigation. Way point naming.
TOTAL DISTANCE = 492nm
TOTAL HOURS = 75.5
TOTAL NIGHT HOURS = 16